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  1. Turn on the circuit breakers Sent from my...

    Turn on the circuit breakers


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    A pump motor will make noise, but it should be...

    A pump motor will make noise, but it should be low and constant If they have backup pump, ask them to run it for comparison.

    The pump base is often an inertia slab that is spring mounted to...
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    That sounds like pump noise for the heating water...

    That sounds like pump noise for the heating water distribution


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  4. Thread: Brixing

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    Is a brix cup a refractometer? Sent from my...

    Is a brix cup a refractometer?


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    Blew out pilot feed tube and pilot assy. Good as...

    Blew out pilot feed tube and pilot assy. Good as new.
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    Robertshaw pilots do have a NG or propane orifice...

    Robertshaw pilots do have a NG or propane orifice at the pilot connection.


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    The furnace input = 75000 x 1450 in BTU's...

    The furnace input = 75000 x 1450 in BTU's
    Furnace output = heat content of feed water at 245 into steam at 335#, found in steam tables.
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    Pilot Flame is not what it should be

    Hello folks,

    Have a gas pilot question on a heat and glow fireplace. It's a 8000TDR Nat gas log set. The system has a powerpile and a thermocouple. The pilot flame impinges on the power pile...
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    Just two. A yellow jacket and one of those 6 d...

    Just two. A yellow jacket and one of those 6 d cell robinair thermoster models. Have the battery compartment wired shut.
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    Nortiz Tankless

    You gave three plumbers a try. Ask Nortiz for their district rep. If the unit is undersized, overheating would not be a problem. To descale the heat exchanger, you need an acid that disolves your...
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    Kellym, Find your local Nortitz rep. The guy...

    Kellym,

    Find your local Nortitz rep. The guy that trains the local plumbers and offers technical support. Explain problems, insist he come out. Also, find out from the rep, who the area...
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    Try moving the max temp setpoint up to 180 or...

    Try moving the max temp setpoint up to 180 or target temp down. Are the boilers step control or modulating?
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    York OT Turbo Pac, guess my weight

    Replacement time for some vintage 1979 York Turbo Pac chillers. Specifically, m/n OT C3C1B2 OJA, 250 ton units. The units are 172" overall lenght. Does anyone have the rigging weight for these...
  14. Thread: York YS chillers

    by DCSCO
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    Davo 200#'s low could mean a leak on the flange...

    Davo
    200#'s low could mean a leak on the flange to the oil seperator. I've found a leak there by the breeze of R-22 hitting my face as I pulled the insulation from the flange. Flange bolts hand...
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    The installations that I have seen, the back side...

    The installations that I have seen, the back side of the sterilizer, the instrument storage room, is not held to comfort cooling standards. It is exhausted and cooled by transfer air from the front...
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    Just picked up some Zurn for 1/2 and 3/4. They...

    Just picked up some Zurn for 1/2 and 3/4. They are hard for my old hands to crimp with. A rachet sounds more better.
  17. Thread: Caption this

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    If my breasts were this big, I'd get the male...

    If my breasts were this big, I'd get the male vote.
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    What is the problem?

    [/Quote] Over the past 7 years, I have had to replace my Trane unit twice,,,I have technicians coming to my apartment regulary to flush out the black water...nor will Trane honor the warranty on...
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    Your water treatment problems

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    Heywood, I know that you wrote you have a closed...

    Heywood,
    I know that you wrote you have a closed loop, but just to make sure, inquire if you have a closed loop or open loop. Open loop circulates through a cooling tower. A closed loop rejects...
  21. Thread: Tools N Taxes

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    Tools N Taxes

    How many of us deduct tool expense from our income taxes. I've deducted tools, computer, uniform cleaning, safety items, training, licenses (fees). Am I forgetting anything? I haven't started the...
  22. Thread: Selfish Bosses

    by DCSCO
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    81 Your boss is trying to protect his...

    81
    Your boss is trying to protect his investment, you have to protect yours. Two years is too long. I would agree to one year prorated and only if you walk away from the job. You quit in six...
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    I have been with successor contractor following...

    I have been with successor contractor following LB&B. Thier contract closeout practice is hostile as opposed to professional from my limited view. However, they had the good sense to walk away from...
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    Get the quietest one. Put your and your...

    Get the quietest one. Put your and your coworkers working environment first. Screamers be damned. What did you say?
  25. Thread: Blood Suckers

    by DCSCO
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    They called me in New Years Day, My 56? days...

    They called me in New Years Day, My 56? days should be up shortly.
  26. Thread: York Screws...

    by DCSCO
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    If the training center still exists in York, PA. ...

    If the training center still exists in York, PA. Give them a call for the publication #'s. I remember (3) binders each for the chiller and solid state starter.
  27. Thread: Jci

    by DCSCO
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    My opinion of JCI is based on observation and...

    My opinion of JCI is based on observation and heresay and a few facts.
    JCI is a money maker. They have always provided high level returns to share holders. I believe that HVAC is the smallest part...
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    You have to isolate and pump de-limer. However,...

    You have to isolate and pump de-limer. However, I think that tankless only operate when water flows. Solids that form flow out with the water.
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    Kool, The high pressure drop mentioned was for...

    Kool,
    The high pressure drop mentioned was for the TES. Specifically, for serpentine coil in water bath type. The delta P through the chiller may be 7 of water, the TES can be more than 3 times...
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    The Trane 123 chiller is quite. Have only seen...

    The Trane 123 chiller is quite. Have only seen bound vanes at 22,000 hours. With ice system worry about design and control first. How will you measure inventory, if that dosen't work spot on, you...
  31. One BTU will raise one pound of water one degree....

    One BTU will raise one pound of water one degree. Find delta T and multiply by flow in GPM. Multiply by 60 minutes, multiply by pounds per gallon (8.3?) equals BTU/H. That's the way I've done it. ...
  32. Thread: Chevy or Ford

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    Company had Chevy's till mid 90's. Half ton...

    Company had Chevy's till mid 90's. Half ton heavied up w/3/4 ton suspension? Then found every van overloaded. Went to ford one tons for about 4 years and are now back to chevy one tons. They...
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    Brother in law in Wilmington N.C. made comment '...

    Brother in law in Wilmington N.C. made comment ' all these retired connecticut people that are moving down are paying 25% to much for housing, are driving the prices up'. Wilmington is a nice area. ...
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    Run a cable from back door to side door and...

    Run a cable from back door to side door and through cargo wall. Put a loop on the cable to put a pipe through to keep the cable tight and a bungee cord to give slack. To lock hook cable to doors...
  35. Thread: Florida vacation

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    Call a local scuba shop. Most of the boat trips...

    Call a local scuba shop. Most of the boat trips are for speer fishing in that area. You can get on board as a bubble watcher, rent some fins and snorkle, and surface swim. They should be able to...
  36. Thread: Florida vacation

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    Go to the Kennedy Space Center. Full day trip...

    Go to the Kennedy Space Center. Full day trip from Clearwater. Beats out all the attention deficet disorder parks. Saturn V Rocket, Space Station construction, Launch Vehicles and great movies. ...
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    Wizard, At 1900 RPM you should try a Labyrinth...

    Wizard,
    At 1900 RPM you should try a Labyrinth seal, standard seals are rated to about 1800 RPM. However with a VFD you may not approach this limit. Do you use a locating bearing on the drive side...
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    Does the day tank have a vent? Make sure it will...

    Does the day tank have a vent? Make sure it will not allow rain or other overflow in.
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    Stretching my memory, I think the 80? calore suit...

    Stretching my memory, I think the 80? calore suit would be required for work like closing a disconnect switch with the enclosure door open. You may not even be required to wear PPE other than cotton...
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    For what it's worth. AAMCO has the most buying...

    For what it's worth. AAMCO has the most buying power. They get transmissions cheaper than anyone. So if it is just a remove and replace with new trans job they should beable to take care of you. ...
  41. Thread: Blood Suckers

    by DCSCO
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    Blood Suckers

    Got a call from the American Red Cross today, they want my blood again. They are always about to run out. Thank goodness you have to wait about 60 days between visits. They give shirts, pins, BBQ...
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    241 is loss of com with starter, 242 is loss of...

    241 is loss of com with starter, 242 is loss of com with CCM, chiller control module.
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    I would be concerned in two areas. parts and...

    I would be concerned in two areas. parts and service. For a standard 13 unit, does the unit have propriatory pc boards. If it does, everybody has to buy parts from the brand as opposed to units...
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    For small systems, you could use a domestic water...

    For small systems, you could use a domestic water source for a condenser loop. This can be expensive and is somewhat wasteful, but I've seen a few. The water goes to waste.
  45. Thread: damper experts

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    Kele.com

    Kele.com
  46. Thread: Remote start?

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    I had the dealer install a Viper alarm. It has...

    I had the dealer install a Viper alarm. It has remote start and door lock controls. I have heard of wiring screwups that kill the computer, but that may be the deisel engine trucks only.
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    Dame Fabric ducts work when properly applied. ...

    Dame
    Fabric ducts work when properly applied. They provide even distribution of conditioned air. They can be cleaned if manageable in size. If this is design build work, make sure all your...
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    Have the installer take out the remote and...

    Have the installer take out the remote and restore the default setting. If the problem goes away, it is in the remote or the temperature setting. Most men can take a shower at maximum 101 degree...
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    We install what we are comfortable with. We buy...

    We install what we are comfortable with. We buy what we are comfortable with. On a related note, had a customer question the difference between water heaters with a 7yr warranty and longer...
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    R22 systems are more tolerant of 2nd rate techs.

    R22 systems are more tolerant of 2nd rate techs.
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